Asian satellite operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) has signed an agreement with BT to deliver BBC World Service Asia feed of 33 radio channels in 21 languages. These services are being distributed in C-band on AsiaSat 5 from the orbital location of 100.5 degrees E to BBC's short and medium-wave transmitter sites, as well as to FM partners and re-broadcasters in Asia and Australasia.